Finance Fools

Joshua Dopkowski
Finance newsletter aimed at improving financial literacy by providing easy-to-read and entertaining articles about this all-important topic!
Created 12 Oct 2021
  • Financial Statements? Do We Really Need Those?
    18 Oct 2021 • 9 min read
    Pretend for a moment that there is a company with an obsolete business model that has been losing money steadily over the past 5 years, while at the same time seeing its revenue from sales decrease si...
  • Why Is Money Today Worth More Than Money Tomorrow?
    17 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    Pretend for a moment that you have a lot of money — let’s say $1 million (or € or £ or what have you.) There are quite a few things you could do with that $1 million, such as buy a big boat, a really ...
  • I have just 3 words...
    17 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    What is the most confusing thing about Finance for you? If you could choose just three words to describe it, what would they be?
  • What Is The Stock Market?
    14 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    If you pose the question: “Where do people go to invest?” Most people would respond by saying, “The stock market.” While this is by far the most common response, it is, in fact, quite wrong. All aroun...
  • What Is Finance Exactly?
    13 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    It’s sad but true — many people have little understanding of finance, finances, or anything financial. How does credit work? What is debt really? How do companies make money? Where does money actually...
  • What Are Capitalism and Socialism?
    12 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    Photo by Christine Roy on Unsplash After decades of being the boogie man in much of the western world, socialism is now being heralded as a solution to the problems facing many people. In social media...
  • What Is Money Actually?
    12 Oct 2021 • 10 min read
    Photo by Ibrahim Boran on Unsplash In a perfect world, there would be no need for money. If humans could work together in the John Lennon envisioned sort of way, then all things could be attained with...
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